News | November 02, 2017

Mikisew Cree First Nation: Site C Impact on Peace River Violates Treaty 8

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) inquiry into the Site C hydroelectric project heard strong objections to the project from Mikisew Cree First Nation with respect to the ecological impact of…

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Indigenous, News, Northern CanadaDec. 12, 2017
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Citizen Science Water Research in Canada's North

Two Wilfrid Laurier University-led citizen science research projects are set to receive funding from Global Water Futures. The projects will help monitor changes that are occurring in Canada’s North. Colin…
UncategorizedDec. 12, 2017
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Vancouver's Carl Data Solutions Pursues AI to Improve Water Systems

Vancouver-based Carl Data Solutions Inc. has announced that its Polish subsidiary will develop artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor aging critical infrastructure and improve water systems. The subsidiary received a research…
National, NewsDec. 12, 2017
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Xylem to Acquire Pure Technologies at $9 per Share

Pure Technologies Ltd. has announced that it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Xylem Inc. whereby Xylem will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Pure,…
News, QuebecDec. 12, 2017
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Québec Water & Wastewater Software Company to Expand into U.S.

Granby, Québec’s Technologies Maid Labs has received $50,000 in government funding to take its water and wastewater software products into the U.S. market. In 2017, the Government of Canada adopted a plan…
National, NewsDec. 11, 2017
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RFP for Cumulative Effects Monitoring Programs Review

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) is now accepting proposals for Project 607-2018 – Cumulative Effects Monitoring Programs – Key Elements Review. Proposals will be accepted until January 3,…
News, Western CanadaDec. 11, 2017
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Edmonton Completes Mechanized River Valley Access Project

Access to Edmonton’s River Valley has been improved by infrastructure funding from the provincial and federal governments. On Saturday, Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by David…
National, NewsDec. 11, 2017
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Floodplain Mapping Progresses Under National Climate Change Strategy

On Saturday, Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first pan-Canadian plan to address climate change,…
National, NewsDec. 12, 2017
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Xylem to Acquire Pure Technologies at $9 per Share

Pure Technologies Ltd. has announced that it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Xylem Inc. whereby Xylem will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Pure,…
News, QuebecDec. 12, 2017
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Québec Water & Wastewater Software Company to Expand into U.S.

Granby, Québec’s Technologies Maid Labs has received $50,000 in government funding to take its water and wastewater software products into the U.S. market. In 2017, the Government of Canada adopted a plan…
National, NewsDec. 11, 2017
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RFP for Cumulative Effects Monitoring Programs Review

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) is now accepting proposals for Project 607-2018 – Cumulative Effects Monitoring Programs – Key Elements Review. Proposals will be accepted until January 3,…
News, Western CanadaDec. 11, 2017
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Edmonton Completes Mechanized River Valley Access Project

Access to Edmonton’s River Valley has been improved by infrastructure funding from the provincial and federal governments. On Saturday, Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by David…
National, NewsDec. 11, 2017
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Floodplain Mapping Progresses Under National Climate Change Strategy

On Saturday, Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first pan-Canadian plan to address climate change,…

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Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement on Que. Floods

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a statement on flooding and insurance coverage in the province of Quebec. The statement is in response to the flooding that has occurred in several Quebec regions in the past weeks. The Insurance Bureau's aim is to provide understanding for residents of flooded regions regarding what is, potentially, covered under their insurance policies and how new flood coverage functions. Topics covered by the Insurance Bureau…
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Feedback: Ontario’s Water Opportunities Act

A day after Ontario Minister of the Environment John Gerretsen announced some details of the province's proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, the feedback has started rolling in. "Wise water use better protects our environment and extends the lifespan of existing water and wastewater treatment infrastructure," said Peter Hume, president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), in a press release today. "AMO will work with the Ontario…
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Nestlé and Alliance for Water Stewardship Partner to Certify Canadian Operations

Nestlé Waters announced this week that it will extend its partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 global factories by 2020, including bottling plants in Canada. The announcement builds upon the company's success certifying four water bottling facilities in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and in California. Nestlé has committed to certify additional sites in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and Canada. The Hope, B.C. plant has gone through the audit process…
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